Inter Milan are planning to use Bologna's interest in Philippe Coutinho to knockout a deal for Gaston Ramirez.

Inter management regard Coutinho highly, but believe the young Brazilian needs to gain experience elsewhere and are planning to send him away on-loan next season.

Bologna are interested in Coutinho, which opens the door to a deal for Ramirez.

The Uruguay winger is a target for Inter chief Marco Branca, who is likely to seek first refusal on the midfielder in exchange for Coutinho's loan.

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